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“Awesome juices and smoothies”
Review of Vortex Cafe - CLOSED

Vortex Cafe
Cuisines: American
Description: Http://www.yelapa.info/ville1.html
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Description: Http://www.yelapa.info/ville1.html
Republic, Washington
Level 6 Contributor
141 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Awesome juices and smoothies”
Reviewed May 16, 2012

Located right next to the beach, the Vortex is the former hippy joint that featured organic delicious food, etc. It's now run by locals who do a great job with fresh juices. We had seafood there (fish tacos) which were excellent. Reasonable prices. Only open during the day.

Visited March 2012
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Vancouver
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Great food, great prices- skip the crowds at the beach”
Reviewed April 1, 2012

We ate here twice on a recent trip. It's just off the beach, right where the stairs to the town are. There's a nice shaded patio to eat on overlooking the river and the beach, perfect when you need a break from the sun. The food & service were great, prices were very reasonable- it was such a shame that the beach vendors are so crowded and this gem is overlooked by the boatloads of day trippers.

We had really good guacamole and pico de gallo and a fantastic sweet/spicy cooked salsa with chips. For entrees we had grilled garlic fish filet, and chicken enchiladas (75-90 pesos). Both were tasty and made with fresh, high quality ingredients. The fish came with beans, rice, and a salad that included grated beets and carrots with a delicious fresh dressing.

The next meal we had the enchiladas again, and a club sandwich. The club was one of the best I've ever had, anywhere. Loaded with a thin grilled chicken filet, bacon, cheese, avocado, lettuce, this was a huge and delicious sandwich. It was served with the best fries I've had anywhere in Mexico- looked like fresh cut, double fried, they were as good as the fries at my favourite diner here in town, high praise from me!

They also have a huge smoothie menu (40-45 pesos). My daughters loved the strawberry/banana smoothie. Pop and beer were 15 pesos.

They are open for breakfast and lunch and have English menus.

  • Visited March 2012
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